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The US Coast Guard's Acquisition Directorate has announced the award of a contract for the delivery of the core Nationwide Automatic Identification System data exchange capability to Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp.
SpeedCast has received a service order from SELEX Communications, a Finmeccanica company, to supply six vessels with its SeaCast maritime broadband VSAT satellite service in coastal sea regions around India and South East Asia.
Friday, 09 January 2009 | News

Dutch installations for SeaVSAT

Netherlands-based VSAT provider SeaVSAT has begun work on two new contracts in January, with fellow Dutch companies Spliethoff and Cornelis Vrolijk and Jaczon.
Training software company Videotel has launched a new Designated Person ISM Basic Training Course, produced in association with the World Maritime University (WMU).
Otesat-Maritel has been appointed as an Authorised Testing Application Service Provider (ASP) for Long-Range Identification & Tracking (LRIT) systems by the Greek Ministry of Mercantile Marine, while Absolute Maritime Tracking Services (AMTS) will be the sole LRIT ASP and National Data Centre (NDC) provider for all Panama flagged vessels.
Marlink has introduced its new WaveCall by Marlink service, the next generation of the WaveCall satellite communications system using the Sea Tel Ku-band VSAT 4006 antenna system. Marlink acquired the WaveCall brand from Sea Tel at the end of October 2008.
ORBCOMM reports that it has completed a global AIS distribution commercial agreement with Lloyd's Register - Fairplay (LRF) for its space-based AIS tracking network.
Germanischer Lloyd Group has acquired the maritime consulting and software companies Friendship Consulting GmbH and Friendship Systems GmbH.
The US Coast Guard is proposing to expand the applicability of notice of arrival and departure (NOAD) and automatic identification system (AIS) requirements to more commercial vessels.
Friday, 19 December 2008 | News

Revised ECS standard published

Special Committee 109 of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) has published the latest edition of its standard for Electronic Chart Systems (ECS).
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